Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15287 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Petalonyx parryi A. Gray
Common name   Parry's sandpaper plant
Eli Angus   153  
Coll. Date 01 October 2004 
United States
Washington County
Locality gently sloping hills E of Curly Hollow Wash, along a dirt road ca. 1.5 road miles W of the end of Navajo Drive in Bloomington;
     Elev.: 2651 ft. (808 m.)
Habitat Notes saline soils, S facing slope; with Purshia mexicana and Ephedra. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 37° 3'  5" N, 113° 38'  57" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Petalonyx parryi Gray

Common Name(s): Parry sandpaper plant, Parry's sandpaper plant, Parry's sandpaperplant.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=504257, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Violales
                                Family: Loasaceae
                                    Genus: Petalonyx
                                        Species: Petalonyx parryi


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05280s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06687s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08384s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13181s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05884 Astragalus eremiticus      "hermit milkvetch" 2229 ft. S
15418 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" 1.5 mi. W
08956 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" same section
03842 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" same section
16032 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" same section
15303 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 1.4 mi. W
03843 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" same section
03852 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" same section
15417 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 1.6 mi. W
15286 Eriogonum corymbosum      "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 911 ft. S
03882 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. glutinosum   "sticky wild buckwheat" same section
03876 Eriogonum deflexum      "flat-topped wild buckwheat" same section
03877 Eriogonum deflexum      "flat-topped wild buckwheat" same section
16033 Eriogonum deflexum      "flat-topped wild buckwheat" same section
03853 Eriogonum inflatum      "desert trumpet" same section
05880 Eriogonum thomasii      "Thomas' wild buckwheat" same section
05881 Eriophyllum lanosum      "white easterbonnets" same section
00161 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" 1.4 mi. NE
05907 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" same section
08955 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" same section
12029 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" same section
03854 Salsola paulsenii      "barbwire Russian thistle" same section
08005 Tetradymia axillaris      "longspine horsebrush" 1.8 mi. W
04323 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" same section
04332 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" same section
03880 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" same section
08999 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 1998 ft. NW


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Bluff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. N 3255  White Hills 
Val Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S   White Hills 
Curly Hollow Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Jarvis Peak 
Atkinville Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Saint George 
The Gap (Gap) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N 2923  White Hills 
Atkinville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 2503  White Hills 
Big Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. S 2444  White Hills 
Little Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. S 2464  White Hills 
Bloomington Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. E 2700  Saint George 
West Mountain Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Jarvis Peak 
Cottonwood Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Jarvis Peak 
First Narrows (Gap) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 2497  White Hills 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. E 2523  Saint George 
Bloomington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. E 2520  Saint George 
Price City (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. E 2500  Saint George 
Starvation Point (Cape) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. S 2927  White Hills 
Santa Clara Saint George Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 2625  Saint George 
Price Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. E 2539  Saint George 
Box Canyon Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. N   White Hills 
Box Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. N   White Hills 


Taxon Links for species Petalonyx parryi  A. Gray

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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